Dubai, UAE – Honeywell and the United Nations will jointly work to reduce the amount of HCFC and HFCs used in the Middle East.
Honeywell and United Nations sign environment memorandum
UN and Honeywell signed a memorandum of understanding in Dubai on 12 March 2018.
The aim of the MOU is 'to promote sustainable economic development and raise awareness on the importance of increasing energy efficiency in the region', said a Honeywell release.
Erik Solheim, executive director at UN Environment, said: 'Working with Honeywell and others in the private sector, we can combat climate change while delivering affordable and clear energy to all.'
Julien Soulet, vice president and general manager for Honeywell Fluorine Products EMEA, said the MOU will help Honeywell to support the Middle East's push to phase out HCFCs and HFCs. This will be achieved through the use of low global warming alternatives such as hydrofluoro-olefins.